Skylands Songwriters Guild to presents modified Groove in the Grove fest at Stanhope House

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The Skylands Songwriters Guild was not able to present its annual Groove in the Grove Songwriter Festival at Vasa Park in Hackettstown this year. But it will present a modified version of the festival with both free and ticketed events over four days at the Stanhope House’s outside Biergarten, Oct. 1-4.

Here is the schedule:

Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.: A celebration of the organization’s first compilation CD with Loretta Hagen, Ed Seifert, Kate & Paul, Bernie Drury, Zeke Carey, George Unverzagt, Mark Ryan.

Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m.: Peter Karp, Katie Henry.

Oct. 3, 2 p.m.: e’lissa jones, Gregg Cagno, Grace Morrison, Robinson Treacher, Kevin DeFeo, Gerry Hazel.

Oct. 4, 1 p.m.: Guitar workshop with Walt Bibinger.

Oct. 4, 2:30 p.m.: Awen, Annie Donahue, Kathy Phillips & Walt Bibinger, Autumn Breeze, WinterLong, Carol Crittenden.

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For a chance to win two tickets to see Karp and Henry, Oct. 2, send an email to by 2 p.m. Oct. 1 with “Karp” in the subject line.


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